CernVM-FS Release Procedure
In agreement with WLCG, publishing a CernVM-FS release involves the following steps
- The release version is branched in the git repository
- The code is checked by the Coverity static code checker
- A cluster of virtual machines is spawned that run the cvmfs test cases
- The release is announced to the email@example.com mailing list for a test at scale. Unless issues are reported, feature releases are promoted after 2 weeks. Bugfix releases are promoted after 3 days. Security fixes might be promoted faster in agreement with the WLCG security teams.